A Mediterranean Membership Club

The United States should view Nicolas Sarkozy’s Mediterranean Union initiative as an opportunity for renewed translatlantic cooperation and burden-sharing in the Middle East.

Sanctions Offer No Sanctuary

Washington’s attempts to halt Iranian enrichment activities through unilateral sanctions have been derailed. The United States must modify its objectives in dealing with Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.

Striking a new realism

Neither the Democratic takeover of Congress nor the beginning of the presidential campaign has yet started a meaningful foreign policy debate in the United States.